# Submit Paper

To submit papers, authors have to register/login on Easychair for ICIERA 2021.

# Manuscript Templates

To help ensure correct formatting, please use the style files for U.S. Letter Size found at the link below as templates for your submission. These include LaTeX and Word templates.

Violations of any of the above paper specifications may result in rejection of your paper. Please note that the Latex template does not allow for keywords. If you are using the Latex template, do not include keywords in your paper.

# Camera Ready Paper Preparation and Submission

Instructions for Camera Ready Paper Preparation and Submission

1. Prepare your source file (Word/Latex) by strictly following the guidelines mentioned below:

• Format your paper using Word/LaTeX templates available here

• If revisions had been shown in a different color, please REMEMBER to RESET it to the default color (black) on ALL PAGES

• DELETE text which was shown in strikeout mode during revised submission

• DELETE "Response to Reviewer Comment" page, if included during revised submission

• Run a SPELLCHECK and proofread your paper thoroughly to ENSURE that it contains no errors

• ENSURE page limit of 6 pages (Beyond 6 pages, each page is chargeable as per IEEE rules)

• Include GOOD quality figures/graphics

• Do not include page numbers, headers and footers. Also, keep all margins BLANK

• LaTeX users convert .tex file to .ps file

• Word users save as .doc or .docx file

1. After preparing the source file as above, you should prepare an Xplore compliant PDF that is to be certified by PDF eXpress (to be included in Xplore), for which you may please follow the instructions given below:

1. For creating your PDF eXpress Account:

First-time users should do the following:

• Select the "New Users - Click Here" link.

• Enter the following:

• Conference ID(Case Sensitive): 53202X

• your email address

• a password chosen by you

Continue to enter information as prompted. An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup. Please verify by opening the mail in your email inbox. Previous users of PDF eXpress or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.

1. Upload your prepared source file (Word/PostScript) to IEEE PDF eXpress Plus website. It will generate an IEEE Xplore compliant PDF file. Download this PDF file and verify the stamp “Certified by IEEE PDFeXpress at ....” by viewing the Properties of the PDF file after opening it with Acrobat Reader. Rename this PDF file as "PaperID_FirstAuthor.pdf" (for example, if paper ID is 123 and first author is XYZ, then manuscript be named as 123_XYZ.pdf)

1. Please make sure that the plagiarism % should be less than 20% (as per IEEE standards). Otherwise, your paper will not be considered for the ICIERA-2021 presentation. Plagiarism check will be performed on the submitted manuscript by the organizers for cross verification.

# Submission of Electronic IEEE Copyright Form

Once you’re at your page for your paper in EasyChair

Make sure that the title/author list is EXACTLY as it’s in your final camera-ready paper.

All corrections should be done first before proceeding with the copyright step. Changes to author list is NOT allowed

# Copyright Clearance Code

The appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear at the bottom of the first page of each paper according to the guidelines set forth in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding. The copyright notice should appear about 1 cm below the left column and should be aligned to the left with the same left margin as the column.

For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is:
978-1-6654-3542-0/21/$31.00 ©2021 Crown For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-6654-3542-0/21/$31.00©2021 European Union
For all other papers the copyright notice is:
978-1-6654-3542-0/21/$31.00 ©2021 IEEE # How to add the IEEE copyright notice? 1. Latex users can add following lines just before \begin{document} for the copyright notice to show up in the IEEE latex template: \makeatletter \def\ps@IEEEtitlepagestyle{% \def\@oddfoot{\mycopyrightnotice}% \def\@evenfoot{}% } \def\mycopyrightnotice{% {\footnotesize 978-1-6654-3542-0/21/\$31.00~\copyright~2021 IEEE\hfill} % Revise this line accordingly!

\gdef\mycopyrightnotice{}

}

1. MSWord users can use the IEEE word template

For any paper submission related queries, please email iciera2021@gmail.com